Issue 17.3 - Managing Schools Today
Burying bad news
Politicians’ spiel about ‘parental choice’ has been shown up as misleading and dangerous – but the story was lost in the storm over schools ignoring the new admissions code.
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Jamie Oliver watch out
The healthy, adventurous cooking of School Chef of the Year Lynnette Tinney is transforming the eating habits of Derbyshire schoolchildren. MST’s Howard Sharron paid a visit to ind out how.
Choosing the future
Teenagers in Staffordshire are enjoying a wealth of new opportunities as the county offers a wide array of modern vocational learning routes. Phil Cumming explains.
Skills at school, skills for life
Improving young people’s skills will be vital to the UK and its people in the years ahead. John Salusbury tells how a programme of support made a huge difference to his school.
Lord Dearing is wrong!
We don’t need new technical colleges, says Valerie Bragg, responding to Lord Dearing’s ideas for vocational learning in the previous MST.
How can the art of performance management be reined by the techniques of Situational Leadership? Geoff Moss and Elizabeth Floyer’s investigates.